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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Nicole Linderman <nlinderman<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2008
Associate conservator
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks an associate conservator in
the Division of Furniture and Frame Conservation who will be
responsible for the conservation of furniture, frames, period rooms,
and musical instruments in the Museum's collections.  The successful
candidate will examine and treat a wide range of furniture and other
wooden objects for exhibition, loan, and acquisition.  The Museum's
collections include a comprehensive range of furniture and other
wooden objects from America, Europe and Asia from the 17th to the
20th centuries.  Research and technical examination of the
collections will be encouraged.   The associate conservator will be
expected to work closely with members of curatorial, exhibitions,
and other departments to coordinate and schedule work and supervise
staff.  He or she may also be asked to carry out research in support
of treatments, or to perform additional tasks related to
conservation activities in the laboratory as needed.  Full
documentation of treatments is required and all work will be
performed in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for
Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and
Artistic Works.

The associate conservator must have a Master's degree from a
recognized graduate conservation training program, or equivalent
experience.  A minimum of five years of post-training experience is

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please contact

    Gordon Hanlon
    Head of Furniture and Frame Conservation
    ghanlon<-a t->mfa< . >org

with inquiries regarding the position.

Application deadline is May 15, 2008.  Send cover letter and resume
postmarked by May 15, 2008 to:

    Myriam Negron
    Sr. Human Resources Manager
    Human Resources Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    465 Huntington Ave.
    Boston, MA 02115
    mnegron<-a t->mfa< . >org.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:51
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Received on Thursday, 27 March, 2008

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